In her recent State of the Nation Address, President Arroyo claimed to have created eight million jobs, or an average of a million jobs per year in the past eight years. But where exactly did this figure come from? A closer look at the government’s own data yields a statistical distortion.
Day: August 11, 2009
Groups Mourn Choices for National Artists
Though there had been some controversy in past conferments of the National Artist Award, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s blatant political accommodation this year tainted the much-revered cultural institution, according to dissenting artists. View slideshow of protest